Coronavirus (COVID-19) Proactive Measures

In light of concerns regarding coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to keep you informed of proactive measures we are undertaking to protect our residents, staff and visitors from exposure and prepare for the possible spread of illness. Our priority is the health and safety of our residents, staff and visitors. Accordingly, we are closely monitoring announcements from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and New York Department of Health (DOH) and following agency guidance in addition to consulting industry resources.

For more information please CLICK HERE to see our detailed Pandemic Preparedness Plan.

Please note that we are constantly evaluating our policies and protocols in view of new information and they are subject to change. We will do our best to keep you apprised of changes by updating this notice.

STEPS AMSTERDAM NURSING HOME IS TAKING

Prior to concerns about COVID-19, we had infection prevention and control procedures in place to maximize the health and safety of the vulnerable population we serve. We have enhanced our existing protocols to minimize the risk of exposure and to provide clinical and operational personnel the information and tools necessary to address the situation as it evolves.

The following is a summary of measures undertaken to date consistent with regulatory guidance:

Interdisciplinary Task Force

Resident Monitoring

Employee and Contractor Screening

Facility Maintenance

Visitation

Please see CLICK HERE to see our latest Visitor Guidance.

Volunteers and Non-Essential Vendors

We have advised volunteers and non-essential vendors to refrain from participating in programs at this time.

Below are helpful links.